GardenRx: Top Ten Garden Remedies
Manufacturer: Cup Rock Video, LP
From The Public Television Program; GardenRx GardenRx: Top Ten Remedies, is the perfect prescription for what ails your lawn, garden and house plants! This new collection of hints, compiled for the first time by program host Loren Nancarrow, offers gardenerâ€™s detailed remedies, pesticide-free recipes, homemade fertilizers, watering tips, and the secret to the ultimate gardening quest - HOW TO GROW WORLD CLASS TOMATOES! "Easy-to-Use" Library of the Top Ten Garden Remedies; 1. Compost: How to Use It and How to Make Your Own 2. Tomatoes: How to Grow the Best Tomatoes Youâ€™ve Ever Eaten 3. Ant Problems: The Ultimate Rx 4. Skunk Problems: A Safe, Pesticide-Free Solution 5. Roses: How to Grow World Class Roses 6. Lawns: How Much Water is Enough 7. House Plants: Growing Beautiful Houseplants 8. Weeds: The Last Word for Dealing with Unwanted Weeds 9. Bug Sprays: A Homemade Recipe 10. Earthworms: Your Gardenâ€™s Best Friends
Fine Homebuilding How-To-Build an Heirloom Garden Shed
Manufacturer: Taunton Press
Build this heirloom garden shed by yourself in just a week! In Build an Heirloom Garden Shed, Justin Fink of Fine Homebuilding magazine walks you through the process of fabricating and assembling a shed that does not require stud walls, asphalt shingles or a single sheet of plywood. From the solid-plank floor to the cleverly designed roof, this timber-frame look is achieved without expensive materials or a high level of skill.
Penelope Hobhouse - The Art & Practice of Gardening: Planting the Bones of a Garden & The Summer Garden Vol. 4 [VHS]
Manufacturer: Goldhil Entertainmen
In another life, Penelope Hobhouse could have been an architect. For the garden designer is at her best explaining the bones, or living architecture, of the garden. As she walks the flower walk at breathtaking Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania, she's so enthusiastic, she barely allows curator Rick Darke to speak. She sees gardening "as a sort of a theater," and Longwood is an excellent example of the structural elements of design with its hedges, alleys, avenues, and topiary gardens that reflect light in interesting ways. Her designer's eye is also evident in the second half of the program, where she explains how to successfully blend annuals, perennials, and biennials in a summer garden. Flower-by-flower, you learn how a yellow border at Hadspen House in Somerset was cultivated before traveling to New York, where expert Caroline Burgess explains the thought that went in to planting two distinctly different gardens at Stonecrop, a 40-acre estate. --Valerie J. Nelson
Woodworking in Action Volume #15
Manufacturer: Popular Woodworking Magazine Brand: Graham Blackburn
Ted DeMers creates rustic-inspired furniture using natural forms made very traditionally in a shop that depends on lumber locally harvested in rural Connecticut. State-of-the-art, stunningly modern, studio-furniture made in Scott Groves' upstate New York shop uses copper as a design element. Greg Johnson, treats us to a step-by-step demonstration of how he refinishes a modest drop-leaf table and ladderback chairs. Get a glimpse of one of the most precious aspects of woodworking, namely the gilding process for a completely hand-carved, custom-built grand piano.Also:Graham Blackburn demonstrates the almost forgotten shooting board: an example of how traditional woodworking can be every bit as exact as modern machine methods and, for many people, more approachable, less expensive and safer!Marc Adams talks about the tools you will need for excellent joinery, from scratch awl and pencil to router and biscuit jointer.
Fine Woodworking Video Workshop Series - Frame-and-Panel Cabinet
Manufacturer: Taunton Press
Stretch your skills and build a beautiful piece. In just 80 minutes, you can treat yourself to an overview of the fundamentals of case construction in Build a Frame-and-Panel Cabinet. Furniture maker and woodworking instructor Tim Rousseau walks you through every step of the process, from rough board to final cabinet in this DVD, which includes a Bonus SketchUp Plan. The perfect project for improving your work. As Tim demonstrates, this one-door, one-drawer piece is the best vehicle for teaching all the fundamentals. It involves mastery of a variety of unique joinery techniques. The external frame is secured with basic mortise-and-tenon joints but, as youâ€™ll see, thereâ€™s more to the internal frame than meets the eye â€“ and that includes using connectors called blades. Tackle the details that make all the difference. Youâ€™ll learn how to make a frame-and-panel door that fits precisely into its opening, an efficient way to install knife hinges, and techniques for shaping tapered legs...
House Beautiful - Vibrant Design
Unique design and colorful interiors abound in a tour of the best of the Pacific and Atlantic coasts. Visit art director Barbara Drake's Mediterranean-inspired sanctuary, the amazing home of glass artist Dale Chihuly, the New York apartment of art-furniture collector John Januk, and architect Charles Bernstein's modernist home.
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